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This webpage reproduces an appendix to
A History of Armenia

by Vahan M. Kurkjian

published by the
Armenian General Benevolent Union of America

The text is in the public domain.

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 p494  Bibliography​a

Abeghian, M., History of the Ancient Armenian Literature, 2 vols., Erevan, 1944, 1946.

— The Fools of Sassoun, 2 vols., Erevan, 1936, 1942.

Adontz, N., Armeniia v Epokhu Iustiniana, St. Petersburg, 1908.º

— Mashtotz and his Disciples, according to Foreign Sources, Vienna, 1925.

— Histoire d'Arménie, Paris, 1946.

Aidinian, P. A., Fr., Critical Grammar of Modern Armenian. Vienna, 1866.

Ajarian, M., The Armenian Letters of the Alphabet, Vienna, 1913, 1927.

— Sources of the History of St. Mesrop and the Invention of the Alphabetic Characters, Paris, 1907.

Akinian, P. N., Fr., Classic Armenian and the Mekhitarists of Vienna, Vienna, 1932.

— The Vartabed Eghishé and his History, Vienna, 1932, 1936.

— The Catholicos Movses III of Etchmiadzin and his Times, 1567‑1633, Vienna, 1935.

Alboyadjian, A., History of Armenian Schools, Cairo, 1947.

Alishan, P. L., Fr., Shnorhali and his Family, Venice, 1873.

— Sissouan, or Description of Armenian Cilicia, Venice, 1885. [Sissouan ou I'Arméno-Cilicie, Venice, 1899]

— Sissakan or Province of Sewniq, Venice, 1893.

— Armenian Sophers (Little pieces), 24 vols., Venice, 1853, 1854, 1861, 1933, 1934.

— Description of Airarat, Venice, 1890.

— Hayapatoum (Armenian stories), Venice, 1901‑1902.

— The Canton of Shirak, Venice, 1881.

— Souvenirs of the Armenian Homeland, 2 vols., Venice, 1869, 1870.

Arakelian, B. N., Hovhannisian, A. R., History of Armenia from the Paleolithic Age to the End of the Eighth Century B.C., Erevan, 1951.

 p495  Arpiarian, A., History of Literature of Armenians in Turkey in the XIXth Century, Cairo, 1944.

Aslan, Kevork, Historic Studies of the Armenian People, [Études historiques sur le peuple arménien] Paris, 1928.

Astourian, P., Fr., Political Relations between Armenia and Rome, 190 B.C. to 428 A.D., Freiburg, 1911.

Balgian, A., Fr., History of the Catholic Doctrine Among the Armenians and of their Union with the Church of Rome, Vienna, 1878.

Bedrosian, H., Bibliography of the Sovietic Esthetic Literature, Erevan, 1949.

Blackwell, Alice Stone, Armenian Poems, Translation, Boston, 1917.

Bodourian, H. M., The Armenian Press for 15 Years, 1894‑1909, Venice, 1910.

Boré, Eugene, Letters of a Traveller in the Orient, 2 vols., Paris, 1840.

Boyajian, Zabelle, Armenian Legends and Poems, with an introduction by James Viscount Bryce, and a chapter on "Armenia, its Epics, Folk-Songs and Medieval Poetry" by Aram Raffi, London, 1916.

Brosset, M., Two Armenian Historians, Kirakos of Gantzac (1200‑1272) and Oukhtanes of Ourha, a tenth Century Syrian, St. Petersburg, 1870‑1871.

— The Historian Thomas Ardzrouni, St. Petersburg, 1862.

— The Historian Mekhitar of Airivank, St. Petersburg, 1865.

— Collection of Armenian Historians, St. Petersburg, 1874‑76.

Bryce, James, Viscount, Treatment of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, 1915‑16. Documents presented to Viscount Grey of Fallodon, London, 1916.

Bugge, S., On Etymology and Explanation of the Armenian Language, Christiana, 1889.

Carrière, A., New Sources of Moses of Khoren; Critical Studies, Vienna, 1893.

Conybeare, F. C., The Key of Truth, a Manual of the Paulician Church of Armenia, Oxford, 1898.

— A Collection with the Ancient Versions of Greek Text of Aristotle's Categories, and Porphyry's Introduction, Oxford, 1892.

Dadian, B., Contemporary Armenian Society. Extract from Revue des Deux Mondes, Paris, 1867.

Daghbashian, H., Pavstos Puzantatsi and the Falsifiers of his Studies of Sources of Khorenatsi, Vienna, 1898.

 p496  Daschian, H., Fr., Catalog of Armenian Manuscripts in the Mekhitarist Library of Vienna, Vienna, 1896.

— Study of Classic Armenian; Period of Oral Literature, Vienna, 1920.

Der Nersessian Sirarpie, Armenia and the Byzantine Empire, Harvard Univ. Press, 1945.

Dodomiantz, V., The Role of the Armenians in World Civilization, Belgrade, 1938.

Dulaurier, Edw., Collection of the Historians of the Crusaders and Armenian Documents, Paris, 1869.

— Political, Religious and Administrative Organizations of the Kingdom of Lesser Armenia during the Crusades, Paris, 1862.

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Emin, J. B., The Armenian Alphabet, translated from the Russian by E. Prud'homme, Paris, 1865.

Esoff, G. (Esiants), A Glance at the Study of the Armenian Language in Europe, Leyden, 1890. (Armenian scholar, assistant to the Minister of Enlightenment in Russia. Discovered history of Jehan Dardel, confessor to the last King of Cilician Armenia.)

Eusebius. Regarded as the father of ecclesiastical history. Attended Council of Nicaea in 325.

Funduklian, K., Life of Mashtotz, by Korioun, Jerusalem, 1930.

Garabedian, R., Fr., Complete List of Armenian Newspapers, 1794‑1921, Vienna, 1924.

Ghazikian, A., Fr., Armenian Bibliography and Encyclopedia of Armenian Life, 1512‑1912, 2 vols., Venice, 1905, 1912.

Gibbon, Edward, History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, London, 1776‑1788.

Goode, A., A Brief Account of the Mekhitarist Society, Venice, 1835.

Grousset, René, History of Armenia from the Beginning to 1071, Paris, 1947.

Gulesserian, P., Coadjutor-Catholikos of Cilicia, Historical and Literary Studies of the Patriarch Golod, Vienna, 1904.

— Critical Study of Eghishé, Vienna, 1900.

Gutschmid, A., Little Writings, 5 vols., Leipzig, 1899‑1894.

— Agathangelos, Leipzig, 1877.

— Moses of Koren, Leipzig, 1877.

 p497  Hatsouni, P. V., Fr., Education among the Ancient Armenians, Venice, 1923.

— Khorenatsi restored to the Vth Century, Venice, 1935.

Hennig, Hans, Explorations in Hittite Asia Minor, Chicago, University, Chicago,º 1929.

Hovnanian, P., Research in the Vulgar Speech of our Ancestors, 2 vols., Vienna, 1897.

Huebschmann, H., Armenian Studies, Leipzig, 1883.

Inglisian, P. V., Fr., Mekhitar, the Servant of God, Vienna, 1929.

Injijian, P. Gh., Fr., Antiquities of Armenia, Venice, 1835.

Iorga, N. (Prime Minister of Rumania), The Kingdom of Lesser Armenia from 1080 to 1375.

Jarian, A., Fr., History of the Church by Eusebius, explained by New Translations from the Syrian, Venice, 1877.

Jivanian, N., Armenian Encyclopedic Dictionary, Historical, Geographical and Mythological, Supplement of Armenian Proper Names, Constantinople, 1879.

— Critical History of Eghishé.

Kalemkiarian, G., Fr., The More Recent Sources on Eznik of Goghp, Vienna, 1919.

— History of Armenian Journalism, 1796‑1860, Vienna, 1893.

Kalousdian, H. Krikor, Marash or Kermanig and Hero-Zeitoun, Topography and History, New York, 1934.

Karekin, Bishop of Trebizond, The Light of the World among the Armenians, Vol. I, Paris, 1936; Vol. II, Buenos Aires, 1939.

Karst, J., Historical Grammar of Cilician Armenia, Strasbourg, 1901.

Khalatiants, B., Armenian Literature of the XIXth Century, Heidelberg, 1905.

— Armenian Popular Epics, Vienna, 1903.

Khalatiants, G., Critical Study of the Recent Sources of Moses Khorenatsi, Vienna, 1896.

— Zenob of Glak, Comparative Study, Vienna, 1893.

— Ghazar Parbetsi and His Works, Moscow, 1883.

Kheroumian, R., Introduction to the Anthropology of Caucasus; the Armenians, Paris, 1943.

Kibarian, G., Fr., History of Armenian Literature from the Beginning to 1300, Venice, 1944.

Lacrose,º M., Armenian Dictionary, 2 vols., Berlin, about 1735.

Lagarde, P. De, A Philological Trial, Berlin, 1854.

— Armenian Studies, Göttingen, 1877.

 p498  Langlois, V., Collection of Armenian Historians, Ancient and Modern, 2 vols., Paris, 1867.

Laurent, J., Armenia between Byzantine and Islam, Paris, 1919.

Leo (A. Babakhanian), Literature of the Armenians of Russia, Venice, 1904.

Liden, E., Armenian Studies, Gottenberg, 1906.

Lynch, H. F. B., Armenia, Travels and Studies, 2 vols., London, 1901.

Macler, F., Stories and Legends of Armenia, Paris, 1911.

Malkhassian, S., Study of the History of Pavstos Puzantatsi, Vienna, 1896. (His Armenian dictionary in 4 vols., 125,000 words, was printed in Erevan, second edition in Beirut.)

Manandian, H., The Hellenistic School and the Phases of its Development, Vienna, 1928.

— The Enigma of Khorenatsi Resolved, Erevan, 1934.

Mariès, L., Eznik de Goghp, Literary and Critical Studies, Paris, 1924.

Marquart, J., On the Origin of the Armenian Alphabet in Connection with the Biography of St. Mashtotz, Vienna, 1917.

Marr, N., Materials for a History of Armenian Literature, St. Petersburg, 1894, 1899.

Meillet, A., Armenian Studies, Paris, 1922.

— The Armenian Language, Paris, 1918.

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— Outline of a Comparative Grammar of Classic Armenia,º Vienna, 1903.

Mekhitarian, K., A Quarter of a Century of Literature, Cairo, 1946.

Morgan, Jacques de, History of the Armenian People from the Earliest Times to our Day, Paris, 1919.

Nansen, F.,​b Armenia and the Near-East, Paris, 1928.

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 p499  Oshagan, H., Synoptic Tableau of Western Armenian Literature, Jerusalem, 1945.

— The Diaspora and the True Poetry, Jerusalem, 1945.

Pailakian, A., Fr., History of the Armenian Church, Paris, 1942.

Pastamiants, V., Vartabed, The Law Book of Mekhitar Gosh, Vagarshapat,º 1880.

Patkanian, E., Researches in the Formation of the Armenian Language, Paris, 1871.

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Tchirakian, K., Fr., Armenian Men of Letters of the XIXth Century; Armenian Writers of Russia, Venice, 1904.

Tchobanian, A., Armenian Rosary, Paris, 1918‑1929.

— Armenian Troubadours, Paris, 1906.

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Ter-Boghosian, A., Observations of the History of Pavstos Puzantatsi, Vienna, 1901, 1919.

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— Armenian Studies on its Hymnarium, Leipzig, 1905.

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Thorossian, H., Fr., Life of Abbot Mekhitar, Venice, 1901.

Thorossian, H., History of Armenian Literature, Paris, 1951.

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 p500  Tournebize, F., Political and Religious History of Armenia from the beginning to the death of its last King in 1393 in Paris, [Histoire politique et religieuse de l'Arménie depuis les origines des Arménies jusqu'à la mort de leur dernier roi (l'an 1393)] Paris, 1919.

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— The Old National Songs of Armenia, Tübingen, 1894.

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Thayer's Notes:

a bibliographical references: The author breaks the cardinal rule for them, and translates most of the titles of non-English works, some of them not very well, either; thus forcing the student to even greater diligence, since it is under the original titles, of course, that the works will be listed in library catalogs. I have not made a concerted effort to restore those original titles, but whenever in the course of some other enterprise have happened upon one, I've included it in colored type; if a later edition, I've indicated the date as well.

Any links are to the actual complete works online.

b This is Fridtjof Nansen, the famous Norwegian polar explorer. To quote remarks made by the Foreign Minister of Armenia at the opening of the Nansen Exhibit at the Council of Europe, June 24, 2004:

"As great as Nansen's interest was in adventure and the sciences, following the first World War, he became deeply engaged in international affairs. And this bore great significance for Armenia and Armenians. He supported the Covenant of the League of Nations and advocated the rights of small nations. He repatriated hundreds of thousands of prisoners of war. He mustered help for millions in Russia dying of famine.

And, he helped establish and lead the office of High Commission for refugees. In that capacity, Nansen tried to solve the problem of Greek refugees and arranged for an exchange of 1.2 million Greeks living on Turkish soil for about half a million Turks living in Greece. Nansen invented the Nansen Passport, a document of identification which was recognized by dozens of governments and which provided an identity to hundreds of thousands of refugees, including great numbers of Armenians rendered homeless by genocide, massacres and deportation, at the turn of the 20th century.

He helped the stateless and homeless whose causes appeared politically intractable. He helped the human victims on both sides of political and military conflicts.

Before the creation of international aid and development programs, he drew up a political, industrial, financial plan for creating a national home for Armenians. He did this at the invitation of the League of Nations. And although the League failed to implement the plan, Armenians and others interested in justice and equal rights believe he accomplished a great deal — by putting on the international agenda the rights of nations to statehood / the rights of peoples to their own homeland."

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